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The Covid vaccine and the people of Nextdoor
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Nextdoor is overlooked as a player in misinformation, and to address “vaccine hesitancy” in America, you might want to start at the neighborhood level, where hesitancy has grown into militancy.
This is a guide to identifiable patterns in the variety of tactics used to classify and act on information credibility across platforms.
Plus: “Media news consumption is by far the strongest independent predictor of QAnon beliefs.”
There are potential social costs to deploying body-worn cameras, including possible invasions of privacy when sensitive moments are recorded or made public.
Meanwhile, ABC, CBS, and NBC had no strong base of viewers in any single religious tradition.
“It felt like I was at Ms. Magazine working with Gloria Steinem at the beginning, like you were one of the first people with a desk.”
Plus: “Partisanship turned out to be the strongest predictor of Americans’ knowledge, even surpassing education,” and how local news organizations fought Covid-19 misinformation in their communities.
Learning to ignore information is not something taught in school.
We need new tools to ensure visual media travels in secure ways that keep us safer online. Overlays are among these tools.